Tag Archives: Japanese Buddhism

Resource: A-to-Z Dictionary of Japanese Buddhist Statuary and Religious Art

Chances are that if you have tried to google something about Buddhist deities, particularly some of the rarer ones, you’ve come across the A-to-Z Dictionary of Japanese Buddhist Statuary and Religious Art. Run by Mark Schumacher, an independent researcher with … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Religious Studies (Japanese Buddhism), Stanford University

Institution:       Stanford University, Religious Studies Location:         California, United States Position:           Assistant Professor, Japanese Buddhism The Department of Religious Studies at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Director of Japan and Its Buddhist Traditions Program

Institution: Antioch University, Antioch Education Abroad Location:   Ohio, United States Position:   Director of Japan and Its Buddhist Traditions Program, Kyoto Japan Antioch Education Abroad announces an opening for a faculty position in Japanese Studies as Director of Antiochs … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese Buddhism, Professor, University of California – Berkeley

Institution:   University of California – Berkeley, East Asian Languages & Cultures Location:   California, United States Position:   Tenure Track Faculty, Professor, Japanese Buddhism Japanese Buddhism: The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, … Continue reading

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Book announcement: Bonds of the Dead: Temples, Burial and the Transformation of Contemporary Japanese Buddhism

http://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/B/bo12046404.html Despite popular images of priests seeking enlightenment in snow-covered mountain temples, the central concern of Japanese Buddhism is death. For that reason, Japanese Buddhism’s social and economic base has long been in mortuary service–a base now threatened by public … Continue reading

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Symposium announcement: The Fifth Annual International Symposium of the Columbia Center for Japanese Religion

Title: Japanese Buddhism and the Performing Arts (geinō) Date: Friday and Saturday, October 14-15, 2011 Location: 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University Schedule Friday, October 14th 9:00-9:30       Registration 9:30-9:35       Opening and Welcoming Remarks  Bernard FAURE (Columbia University) 9:40-10:00     KOMINE Kazuaki (Rikkyō … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese Buddhism, UC Berkeley, Professor

Institution: University of California – Berkeley, East Asian Languages and Cultures Position: Tenured Professor, Japanese Buddhism Japanese Buddhism: The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Berkeley, invites applications for a tenured position in Japanese … Continue reading

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